Your son or daughter isn’t one-dimensional, so learning shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all either! The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Merrillville can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


At Sylvan, we’re known for personal tutoring — but that’s not all. From interactive courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill programs and college and career prep, we inspire kids to achieve their full potential — all while having fun along the way! We deliver real results, which means we know just what to do to raise scores and confidence.

Our Merrillville programs include:

Personal Tutoring

Families come to Sylvan because we’re known for delivering real results. Sylvan students typically see up to up two to three times more growth in their math and reading scores than other kids. How do we get there? We combine personal learning with interactive technology to deliver an experience that’s engaging and focused on your child’s unique needs.

At Sylvan, we take the time to get to know your son or daughter’s unique needs and adapt the learning process to meet his or her pace and skills. This is how we help ensure your child stays engaged, motivated and inspired throughout the process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From addition and subtraction to algebra and trigonometry, we have the right program for your family’s needs and budget. We never want learning math to feel frustrating, which is why we use interactive technology and hands-on games and puzzles to keep kids engaged and having fun.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Bravo!) That means what we teach at Sylvan can help make a major difference in the classroom.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. Our classes are big on creativity, collaboration and fun!

Our Sylvan EDGE programs can equip your child with a solid foundation of vital 21st-century STEM skills that can contribute to success in the classroom and in high-demand careers. Big on fun and innovation, these programs include everything from math and science to coding, robotics and engineering.

Kids dive deep into STEM topics and develop their teamwork skills at the same time as they get hands-on with interactive software and collaborative activities.

College Prep

Nervous about the college admissions process? Our ACT® and SAT® test prep courses and college prep programs can help your teen tackle jitters and say hello to college with confidence.

From developing advanced test prep and study skills techniques to learning how to craft an effective application essay, Sylvan can help your child feel prepared and well-equipped to face the challenges of college. Get started on the path to success!

Achieve Amazing Results with Sylvan

If you’re considering signing your son or daughter up for a tutoring program, you want to make sure the program you choose will translate to success in the classroom. You can count on the entire Sylvan team in Merrillville for the best in personal tutoring. Our team has a proven track record of producing real results!

On average, Sylvan students achieve up to two to three times more improvement in their math and reading scores than non-Sylvan students. From our expert tutors and personalized learning plans to our 40 years of experience, we know exactly what it takes for students to succeed.

Get Started with Our Limited-Time Offer!

Take the first step and get started today with a Sylvan Insight™ Assessment for just $95. Contact us now to learn how we can pinpoint your child's strengths and identify skill gaps that need a little extra attention. You'll soon see how Sylvan delivers greater results and bigger smiles.